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Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - June 20, 2017
This week: It's the economy -- higher interest rates, Oregon unemployment reaches a new record low and Amazon will create 1,500 new jobs in Troutdale by next summer.
Duration: 06:30
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - June 13, 2017
This week: Lawmakers in Oregon and Washington consider real estate tax increases; Oregon's rent control saga; Amazon to bring 1,500 new jobs to Troutdale; wages vs. rent; and across the country - slowing rent growth.
Duration: 06:44
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - June 6, 2017
This week: Rent control appears dead in Oregon legislature (but is it?), second bill requiring local governments to allow duplexes, ADUs and small multifamily projects in single family neighborhoods may be moving forward.
Duration: 05:11
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - May 24, 2017
This week: Portland's budget, school district levy, Oregon's robust economy, and where, oh where are the inclusionary zoning projects? We return after Memorial Day on June 6th.
Duration: 05:53
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - May 16, 2017
This week: Portland Mayor says housing trumps need for parking; conflict continues in the Eastmoreland neighborhood and the Portland Development Commission is now Prosper Portland. Our podcast returns next Weds 5/24.
Duration: 07:42
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - May 9, 2017
In this episode: newspapers worldwide reporting on Oregon's battle over rent control; a zoning bill in Salem causes uproar in Multnomah Village and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler proposes financial support for a Portland startup website to help renters.
Duration: 05:07
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - May 2, 2017
In this week's episode: Oregon economist Josh Lehner says he expects homeownership to grow relative to renting in the years ahead; a new expert report says inclusionary zoning has a near zero effect on increasing affordable housing.
Duration: 06:41
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - April 25, 2017
This week: Oregon's jobless rate reaches historic low; Metro mulls process changes for expanding urban growth boundary; apartment projects in downtown Vancouver, Washington.
Duration: 06:12
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - April 18, 2017
In this episode: the release of Multifamily Northwest's apartment report for greater Portland; a surge in the number of homes for sale in Portland, and the Portland Tribune weights in on pending rent control legislation.
Duration: 06:45
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - April 11, 2017
In this episode: status of Oregon House Bill 2004-A allowing rent control, Portland's new committee oversight on affordable housing, and a new 220-unit apartment building slated for the South side of the Burnside Bridgehead.
Duration: 05:23
Multifamily Marketwatch - April 4, 2017
In the headlines this week: Oregon House Bill 2004-A allowing rent control and ending no-cause evictions moves out of committee; Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler plans a new city department to license and monitor landlords; news outlets reporting that some recent market data shows rents starting to flatten in Portland.
Duration: 06:17
Multifamily Marketwatch - March 28, 2017
In this episode, we discuss the latest news and stories of interest to owners of multifamily property and rentals in the Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington metro area.
Duration: 06:23
Multifamily Marketwatch - March 14, 2017
Two apartment buildings in Portland's Sellwood and Moreland neighborhoods become the first proposed under the city's new inclusionary zoning law.
Duration: 03:56
HFO Multifamily Marketwatch - March 7, 2017
Oregon legislators hold first public hearings relating to rent control at the state capitol.
Duration: 03:23
HFO Multifamily Marketwatch - February 28, 2017
HFO begins its weekly Multifamily Marketwatch podcast. Portland landlords take their case against City Hall to Federal Court.
Duration: 05:39